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Federal, Policy

Delta Warns Government Shutdown Will Affect Travel Demand and Airfares

January 15, 2019

Via: Fortune

Delta Air Lines warned that its ability to raise fares is likely to slow this quarter as the U.S. government shutdown weakens travel demand, adding pressure to the carrier as a rising industry seat supply weighs on ticket prices. Revenue […]


Attacks & Breaches, Security

Some of the biggest web hosting sites were vulnerable to simple account takeover hacks

January 14, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

A security researcher has found, reported, and now disclosed a dozen bugs that made it easy to steal sensitive information or take over any customer’s account from some of the largest web hosting companies on the internet. In some cases, […]


Events

What CES Announcements Mean for Enterprise IT

January 14, 2019

Via: InformationWeek

CES exhibitors continue their tradition of zany tech announcements, almost all of which are cool. However, some of the innovations signal trends IT should consider. CES 2019 continued its tradition of being the destination for consumer electronics news. At one […]


Attacks & Breaches, Security

A DNS hijacking wave is targeting companies at an almost unprecedented scale

January 11, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Federal authorities and private researchers are alerting companies to a wave of domain hijacking attacks that use relatively novel techniques to compromise targets at an almost unprecedented scale. The attacks, which security firm FireEye said have been active since January […]


Networking Security, Security

Another server security lapse at NASA exposed staff and project data

January 11, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Two months ago, NASA quietly fixed a buggy internal server that was leaking sensitive information about the agency’s staff and their work. The leaking server was — ironically — a bug reporting server, running the popular Jira bug triaging and […]


Attacks & Breaches, Security

Kaspersky blew whistle on NSA hacking tool hoarder

January 10, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Harold T. Martin III, a former government contractor, is still facing trial for the alleged theft of massive amounts of National Security Agency data, including documents and tools from the NSA’s Tailored Access Operations Division. Now, a new report by […]


Networking, Tech

A sampling of networking gear from CES: TP-Link goes Wi-Fi 6, D-Link goes 5G

January 10, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

The halls of CES might be filled with voice assistants and OLED televisions, but few things make a bigger impact on your day-to-day experience with technology than your networking solution. And there were a bunch of announcements on that front […]


Federal, Policy

Trump Denies Slamming Table, Having Tantrum in Shutdown Meeting

January 10, 2019

Via: Fortune

President Donald Trump denied slamming a table and storming out of shutdown negotiations with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, accusing Schumer of fabricating the account. Schumer “told his favorite lie when he used his standard […]


Mobile Security, Security

T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T still selling your location data, report says

January 9, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

In June 2018, all four major US wireless carriers pledged to stop selling their mobile customers’ location information to third-party data brokers. The carriers were pressured into making the change after a security problem leaked the real-time location of US […]


Networking Security, Operations Security, Security

New York’s ‘Crypto Task Force’ seeks to balance economic development with public security

January 9, 2019

Via: StateScoop

While cryptocurrency and blockchain have been Krazy-glued into the financial and technology industries for several years, many state governments are still figuring out how to regulate those technologies, and incorporate them into their own functions. Last week, New York Gov. […]